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Agriculture and Farm Management FdSc

Royal Agricultural University

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UCAS CODE: D401

Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Whether you wish to manage an agricultural enterprise or farming business, migrate into finance or journalism, or continue studying agriculture and land management, this course will give you the practical, financial and leadership skills you need.Right from your first year you will gain a firm understanding of the agricultural industry, with focused practical studies central to the course. You will advance even further with work experience during the summer between your first and second year. You will also have the opportunity to gain relevant practical experience and qualifications through rural skills training at our Rural Innovation Centre at Harnhill Manor Farm.**Course structure**You will cover the core subjects in your first year, with teaching focused on practical, work-related situations. You will delve deeper into these subjects in your second year and will complete an integrated project, developing skills in financial and physical management techniques in the field.You will be assessed through a wide range of techniques, including research projects, examinations, case studies, business plans, portfolio, presentations and practical skills. You can also enrol for courses leading to the award of Certificate of Competence.**Work placement**You will complete a 10-week period of work experience, usually during the summer holiday between your first and second year, to gain further training and experience in farm management. Not only could you find yourself working for prestigious companies, develop your confidence and gain industry contacts for when you graduate.This experience helps our graduates develop key employability skills and gain invaluable industry contacts. You also produce a portfolio of evidence of your learning experience.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 11,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Royal Agricultural University

  • University League Table

    114th

  • Campus address

    Royal Agricultural University, Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 6JS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 20 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    124 82%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    8th

    3

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